Letterpress Instructor, San Francisco

Job: Letterpress Instructor
Course title: MS: Letterpress Printing

Course description:This graduate elective class is an introduction to letterpress printing and its modern applications in artists’ books, broadsides and typography. Class discussions and demonstrations will include the basics of letterpress printing on the Vandercook and platen presses, printing from lead type, designing and printing from polymer plates, pressure printing, relief printing methods, and edition printing. This course will cover conceptual, practical and aesthetic considerations in letterpress printing.

Application deadline: May 15, 2011
Position Start date: September 1, 2011
Requirements: University teaching experience, advanced letterpress skill set on the Vandercook and platen presses, MFA or equivalent

Send: Letter, CV, slides or digital files of 15 recent works, artists statement, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three references to:
Carrie Ann Plank
Director, Printmaking
60 Federal Street
Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA 94107

no emails or phone calls please.

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